Dutch-born painter and illustrator Robert Wagt has worked in Berlin,
Milan and Paris, and is currently in the USA working from Nyack, New York.
Robert and his wife, also an accomplished artist, have one daughter.
As an illustration artist, Robert Wagt is widely acknowledged for his
creativity and unique style, and has enjoyed an international reputation
for almost 20 years.
Marie Claire and Vanity Fair were among the first international magazines
that sparked his career during his first Paris stint in 1987-1988, after he
emerged from his art studies.
In Milan from 1988 to 1994, he became a regular contributor to Vogue,
Uomo Vogue and Vanity of the Condé Nast Media Group, among
He returned to Paris in 1994, where his client list grew to include industry
giants such as Canon, Longchamp, Coca Cola, DHL, Ford, Ebay and Macy’s,
working with world’s premier advertising agencies, such as : Publicis,
J. Walter Thompson, Young & Rubicam and McCann Erickson.
His work is featured in numerous art books and magazine interviews.
Beyond the world of commerce, Robert Wagt is recognized for his contribution
to the fine arts. Numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and
Europe have shown his work since 1983.
Robert Wagt is represented by New York-based Lindgren & Smith Inc.,
one of the four top artist-management agencies of the United States.
He also works with Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Arts, a highly respected
New York art dealer of 20th century paintings and sculptures.
Born and raised in Assen, the Netherlands, he was formally trained
at the Academy of Fine Arts (Minerva) in Groningen, the Netherlands,
from 1982 to 1987.